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Primark Fall 2010 Preview

More Autumn collection previews, this time it’s Primark. Primark sometimes has brilliant stuff for almost nothing, but this time it somehow doesn’t impress me. The collection seems a bit random, and honestly, a bit boring.  Pictures:

Cashmere fur collar coat £49, Stack heel platforms £15, Cable heart over the knee socks £1.50.

Gamine pleat tunic £15, Black tights £3, Lace and leather driving gloves £7, Stiletto pumps £10. The gloves are cute!

Leopard playsuit £13, Faux fur hobo £10, Oversized bead and cord necklace £5, Punch out hiking boots £20, Ribbed over the knee socks £1.50.

Navy military cape £25, Wet look legging £7, Chunky cable arm warmers £3, Grey over the knee socks £2, Black lace ankle boots £15.

Heart fob shorts £10,  Pussy bow blouse £10,  Ribbed over the knee socks £1.50,  Punch out hiking boots £20.

Fishnet crop top £8, Chocolate fur coat £27, Wet look biker legging £7, Lace court shoes £12, Black studded clutch £7. And the stylist did a very bad job.

Parka jacket £21, Military dress £13, Woven metal buckle belt £3, Punch out hiking boots £20, Ribbed over the knee socks £1.50.

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Finally…..Topshop goed Dutch

It’s always been a mystery to us Three in a Crowd-girls why every country in Europe has a Topshop store, except the Netherlands…….but finally our prayers have been answered, because there will be a Dutch store in the near future! Our gossip sources name two locations: Amsterdam and/or Rotterdam, but it seems Rotterdam is more likely. No further information yet, so a bit of the mystery continues……

 Topshop Spring 2010 (source: Topshop.com)

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Fun Jewellery by Toois.nl

Right now I´m in the middle of becoming a Visual Merchandiser for Swedens most famous fashion store. The training takes 3 months, and I’m being trained by Peter, and Tamara in Utrecht. A few weeks back Tamara came to work having the most wonderfull necklace around her neck (well where would you put a NECKlace anywhere besides your neck, as that’s where it’s made for right?).

Turned out the necklace she was rocking is from a brand that is her friends company: Toois.nl!

It’s a super cool brand, that even has exclusives (one of a kind, one piece ever produced items!).

They have adult jewerelly:

Sweet Jewellery

Retro Jewellery

Toys Jewellery

And Name Jewellery, where you can have your name necklace!

so go and check out www.toois.nl

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Munchen based Cut Magazine

For all the creative people out there, this Munchen based magazine, Cut Magazine, is truely a dream come true! Though totally in German, its a lovely mixture of sewing tips, paterns, interrior style and much much more! The magazine is pretty new, funded in March of this year. It’s all about having fun doing it yourself (DIY).

 

 

 

You can order the magazine trough their website.

Can’t wait to get my hands on a copy!

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Mini Me Karl Lagerfeld

Italian artist Simone Legno adapts his famous character Tokidoki in honor of Karl Lagerfeld and creates a “Mini Karl” with his distinguished likeness.

For sale on Colette Shop for $129.

 

So Cute!

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First Harajuku Lovers Store in the World!

Fashion guru Gwen Stefani not only transcends the music and fashion industry, her love for Harajuku fashion style in Japan has culminated in the launch of her accessories apparel brand “Harajuku Lovers” in 2005. With great Taiwanese consumer anticipation, “Harajuku Lovers” is finally opening its flagship store in May. Located in Taipei’s fashion pioneering Xinyi District, this will be the brand’s first independent store in the world.

Gathering of Global Fashion in Taiwan

Situated on the Western Pacific Rim, the island nation of Taiwan is an important hub of transportation. With rich island culture and characteristics, the people of Taiwan have a high level of acceptance for new things; hence Taiwan has become the distribution center for diverse culture and global fashion.


According to report, the ratio of domestic sales and imports for the clothing industry is roughly 4:6, with imported clothing being in the majority. In addition, Taiwanese people’s willingness in trying new things has resulted in the conglomeration of diverse international brands. Whether it’s the hippie, or the extravagant fashion style, are all widely accepted in Taiwan.


Recently, the fashion apparel expenditure of the Taiwanese public is on the rise, with annual sales of between NT$150-170 billion. Therefore, the distributor in Taiwan imported Gwen Stefani’s own brand “Harajuku Lovers” from the US, and opened up a store in Taipei’s Xinyi District (Taiwan). The store is the brand’s flagship store in Asia, bringing a unique mix and match Japanese Harajuku fashion to the vibrant streets of Taipei.

Distinctive Style and Celebrity Endorsement

In December of 2009, Harajuku Lovers doll fragrance was launched in Taiwan, and it became an instant hit with its adorable appearance, and was collected by many Harajuku Lovers followers. This year, the Harajuku Lovers garment, bag and watch will be introduced to Taiwan. In terms of tailoring and pattern, the design retains the essence of the Harajuku style; together with bold and imaginative use of colors, Harajuku Lovers is set to become yet another fashion statement in Taiwan.

Following in the footsteps of LAMB, Gwen Stefani’s fashion brand Harajuku Lovers once again comes to Taiwan. With Gwen Stefani’s distinctive style and trend setting fashion sense, Harajuku Lovers is set to bring about a new American fashion trend and street culture in Taiwan.


Launch of Harajuku Lovers in Asia as Market Test

Taiwan is known as the fashion distribution center in Asia. By selecting Taiwan to open its first store in Asia, Harajuku Lovers perceives great importance in Taiwanese people’s consumption power and high level of acceptance for fashion. In addition, Harajuku Lovers intends to use their Taiwan flagship store as the springboard to the rest of Asia.

source: justnodoubt.net / foxbusiness

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Little Miss Sew

I found a really hot new brand (at least its new for me!)

Asos has it for sale, but take a look at the lovely pieces:

Little Miss Sew @ Asos

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